West End 38 breaks ground in Wheat Ridge

West End 38

West End 38 recently broke ground on a key corner in Wheat Ridge. West End 38 also is a groundbreaking development in Wheat Ridge. “This is the first new market-rate, mixed-use project of any size in Wheat Ridge since the early 1990s,” said Tyler Downs, a principal of Denver-based Wazee Partners, the developer of the $40…

John Rebchook

June 20, 2018

Mathieson takes on critics

Mathieson

Developer Michael Forbes Mathieson could write a book. Mathieson, a Denver infill developer, recently posted a flurry of missives on social media sites responding to critics of his $12 million, five-story, 47-unit apartment building under construction in Denver’s increasingly trendy Berkeley neighborhood. From last fall to last month, Mathieson has posted at least 3,422 words…

John Rebchook

April 3, 2017

Gleam is one green car wash

Gleam

"Greenwashing" is defined as fake news that exaggerates environmental claims. There is plenty of washing going on at Gleam, but there is no greenwashing in what may be the most environmentally friendly car wash in the nation. I told Emilie Baratta that I noticed a press release states that Gleam is the greenest car wash…

John Rebchook

February 14, 2017